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2015-16 New England Pass On Sale Today

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, ME (March 10, 2015)-The New England Pass, providing access to Loon Mountain in New Hampshire plus Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine, goes on sale today, March 10, at the same price as the 2014/15 spring sale rates. All three ski resorts are also included in the M.A.X. Pass, launched today through a partnership between Intrawest, Powdr, and Boyne Resorts providing access to 22 premier mountains across North America.

Those who purchase a 2015/16 New England Pass in full are eligible to use that pass to ski or snowboard for the rest of the current season at Sugarloaf, Loon Mountain, and Sunday River, beginning on March 16. For all three resorts, the end of the season historically occurs between mid-April and early May. Another perk of the spring sale: Anyone looking to lock in the lowest rates of the season, available only during the spring sale, can choose the Easy Pay Plan by putting $50 down before April 30. With the Easy Pay Plan, guests pay the remaining balance in four automatic installments on June 1, July 1, August 1, and September 1 with no interest and no additional fees.  

The New England Pass provides access to a combined total of 359 trails, 2,470 acres, and 15 terrain parks during peak season, all served by 41 lifts. Those who purchase a qualifying New England pass are also eligible for a lower priced M.A.X. Pass Add-on, which provides skiing and/or snowboarding for five days at each of the participating M.A.X. Pass resorts across North America.  

The three main levels of the New England Pass available for purchase include:

  • The Bronze New England Pass, available for $399, is an all-ages season pass that includes midweek, non-holiday access to all three resorts.
  • The Silver New England Pass, available for $685 for adults (ages 19-64), offers access every day of the season excluding 13 blackout dates.
  • The Gold New England Pass, available for $999 for adults (ages 19-64), offers unrestricted access to all three resorts for the 2015/16 season.

  The College New England Pass is also available to full-time college students for $359 and includes unlimited skiing/riding at all three resorts. The College New England Pass will remain on sale at this low price until November 30, 2015.  

The Graduate New England Pass is available for $685 to post-graduates who purchased a 2014/15 College New England Pass and also includes unlimited skiing and riding at all three resorts. The deadline to purchase the Graduate New England Pass at this low rate is April 30, 2015.   

The M.A.X. Pass Add-on, available as a supplement to the New England Pass at $249 for adults (ages 18 and over) with lower prices for teens ($199), kids ($149), and children ($29), offers five days' skiing at each of the 19 additional participating resorts listed below. The M.A.X. Pass is guaranteed at this rate until April 30, 2015.

Senior (65 and older), teen (ages 13-18), and junior (ages 6-12) versions of the Gold and Silver pass are also available for purchase. Gold passes are available for children ages 5 and under and seniors ages 80 years and older.   

   The M.A.X. Pass If you plan to explore North America's premier ski mountains during the 2015/16 season, a M.A.X. Pass provides skiers and snowboarders five days at each of the 22 participating resorts listed below with a total of 110 days on the slopes and no blackout dates for $699 for adults, $499 for teens (ages 13-17), $249 for kids (ages 6-12), and $29 for children (5 and under). These introductory prices are guaranteed until April 30.  

Mountains participating in the M.A.X. Pass include, by region:  

Northeast/East Rockies Midwest West Canada
Killington, VT Big Sky, MT Boyne Highlands, MI Boreal Mountain, CA Blue Mountain, Ont
Loon Mountain, NH Brighton, UT Boyne Mountain, MI Crystal Mountain, WA Cypress Mountain, BC
Pico Mountain, VT Copper Mountain, CO Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard, NV Mont Tremblant, Quebec
Snowshoe, WV Steamboat, CO Mt. Bachelor, OR
Stratton, VT Winter Park, CO The Summit at Snoqualmie, WA
Sugarloaf, ME
Sunday River, ME


A complete list of New England Pass products and information is available at www.newenglandpass.com as well as www.loonmtn.com, www.sundayriver.com, and www.sugarloaf.com.  

For more information about the M.A.X. Pass, please visit theMAXpass.com.

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About Sugarloaf - Located in Carrabassett Valley, ME, Sugarloaf is largest ski area in the East, and is home to the only lift-serviced above treeline skiing and riding in the East, as well as the number one golf course in Maine, according to Golf Digest. Sugarloaf is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions. Follow: sugarloaf.comfacebook.com/sugarloaf, and twitter.com/sugarloafmaine.  

About Sunday River-Sunday River is located minutes from picturesque Bethel Village in Western Maine's Mahoosuc Mountains. A true four-season destination, Sunday River Resort offers eight interconnected peaks of world-class skiing and snowboarding, two Grand Resort Hotels, and golf at the acclaimed Sunday River Golf Club. Sunday River is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions. Follow us: Facebook.com/sundayriver, instagram.com/sundayriver, and Twitter @Sundayriver.  

About Loon Mountain - Loon Mountain, located in the heart of New Hampshire's White Mountains just two hours north of Boston, offers the most accessible big mountain skiing in the East:  2,100 feet of vertical, a variety of terrain across three peaks, a full progression of award-winning terrain parks, and New Hampshire's only superpipe. Loon operates within the White Mountain National Forest in partnership with the USDA-Forest Service and is consistently rated as one of the most-accessible resorts in New England by readers of SKI Magazine. Follow:  loonmtn.com, facebook.com/loonmtn and @loonmtn on Twitter.   Sugarloaf, Sunday River, and Loon Mountain are operated by Boyne Resorts, the largest family-owned four-season resort company in North America.

Contact:

Loon Mountain                                     Sunday River                                        Sugarloaf
Greg Kwasnik                                      Sarah Devlin                                         Noelle Tuttle
603-745-6281, ext.5528                       207-824-5243                                        207-237-6989
gkwasnik@loonmtn.com                  sdevlin@sundayriver.com                    ntuttle@sugarloaf.com